More than four-fifths of the FTSE 100 chairmen questioned by Korn Ferry, a leadership and talent consultancy, said they wanted to see Britain renegotiate its relationship with Brussels. Photograph: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

A group of FTSE 100 chairmen surveyed for a poll have overwhelmingly backed renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the European Union, with many(...)

German automaker BMW  is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide, including over 8,000 in Ireland, over airbag concerns. Photo: Reuters

German automaker BMW said it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata because the inflator(...)

The air bags were supplied by Japan’s Takata, which has seen more than 12 million vehicles recalled over the past five years for related air bag issues

German carmaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata because (...)

With sales of medium-sized saloons predicted to fall from a recent peak of 800,000 units in western Europe to an all- time low of 500,000 this year, p(...)


BMW Ireland has sold six of its all-new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, ahead of its official launch on July 19th. This high-tech eco-friendly rival(...)

Whether borrowing  for home renovations, college fees or to buy a car, it pays to do your homework first in order to get the best deal

While saving enough money to finance whatever venture you might have in mind is always the safest – and cheapest – option, sometimes it’s simply not p(...)

Ford Focus ST: twice the car it once was

Ford has revealed a facelifted version of the high-performance Focus ST model at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It features the same 247hp 2.0-lit(...)

Toyota Aygo

By the time you read this, three different car companies will have launched the same car. As you would expect, Toyota won’t be acknowledging an(...)

Sales of new cars in the first half of 2014 have been the highest in six years with an increase of 24 per cent on the same period last year. Photograph: Frank Miller /THE IRISH TIMES

New car sales in Ireland have reached their highest levels since the economic collapse in 2008. According to figures compiled by, sales (...)

A screen displays a video on airbag safety on Toyota  vehicles at the company’s showroom in Tokyo, Japan. Photographer: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg

Honda and Nissanrecalled almost three million vehicles to repair flaws in Takata air bags, adding to a call back by Toyota earlier this month. Honda’(...)